Carbuncle Pond, RI

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Carbuncle Pond


Town(s): Coventry RI
County: Kent

Size: 39 acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Gas Engines Prohibited, See Comments
Boating Comments: Electric trolling motors only
Swimming: Unknown



Carbuncle Pond is a 39 acre pond in the Nicholas Farm Management Area. There is a concrete plank boat ramp here and two gravel parking lots. The shoreline of the pond is natural and wooded. Electric trolling motors only on the pond. This pond is stocked with trout several times throughout the year.The Trestle Trail, which is part of the East Coast Greenway runs past the south end of Carbuncle Pond. See http://www.rigreenways.org/paths/tt-data.htm

Water Quality: Unknown
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum), Fanwort (Cabomba Caroliniana)

Fishing Comments: This pond is stocked with trout several times throughout the year.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, White Sucker

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: This is a site for launching boats from trailers. Boat ramps can normally be used to launch canoes and kayaks but please do your best to keep the boat ramp clear for boat trailers.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Directions: On route 14 (Plainfield Pike) look for a small road taking off to the south about a mile west of the junction with route 117. If you come to the Connecticut line you have gone about 0.8 miles too far. The boat ramp is at the end of this road.
Shoreline Development: 10-25%